Richarlison has completed his medical at Tottenham in Brazil before completing a £60m move from Everton.
A Spurs staff member was present when the 25-year-old striker underwent medical checks before flying to London early next week, with his new club due to start their pre-season on Monday.
Tottenham offered £40million in writing at 4pm on Wednesday and Everton chairman Bill Kenwright initially left, believing the offer was insufficient.
Spurs will pay an initial fee of £50m with an additional £10m added.
Everton were unhappy with the overall £60m package but had to accept the fee by the June 30 deadline to ensure Frank Lampard some breathing room in the transfer market.
The deal was done very late on Wednesday night and the player is now due to undergo a medical in the coming days in Brazil before completing the move.
Tottenham are also in advanced talks with Middlesbrough to sign Djed Spence. Sky Sports News has been told a deal is getting closer and could be done by the weekend.
Talks for the right-back, who spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, center on an initial fee of £15m plus add-ons.
Richarlison will become Spurs’ fourth summer signing after Fraser Forster, Ivan Perisic and Yves Bissouma. Spurs are also agreeing a loan deal for Clement Lenglet from Barcelona.
Everton are said to be under pressure to comply with Premier League profit and sustainability rules before the end of their fiscal year, which is midnight Friday.
Chelsea were considering rivaling Tottenham for Richarlison, one of several options the Blues are considering to improve their front line.
Chelsea are in talks with Leeds over a deal for Richarlison’s compatriot Raphinha, with the Blues ready to pay over £50million to complete the deal, and are interested in Man City’s Raheem Sterling and Barcelona’s soon-to-be-missing Ousmane Dembele. of contract.
Meanwhile, Tottenham have cooled their interest in Anthony Gordon for now and are focusing their efforts on securing the deal for Richarlison.
Everton have indicated in discussions with Spurs that they do not want to sell Gordon. It is understood that Spurs have made a combined offer for the two players during talks.
‘Spurs are building up quite a strong strike force’
Sky Sports’ Alan Smith:
“It’s a good deal for Spurs.
“Obviously with Antonio Conte and the strong position he is in to get them through to the Champions League, he’s an ambitious manager and he would have asked for money to strengthen the team, and he does. clearly got.
“The deal with Richarlison is interesting. He doesn’t strike me immediately as a Conte player but he’s a very talented lad and he has a great desire for the game. However, he can blow hot and cold, as well as his temper, so I’m sure Conte will try to capture that.
“Where will he play? When you buy him for that amount of money, you assume he will play, so it will probably be on the right side with Heung-Min Son on the left and Harry Kane in the middle.
“It’s quite a punch if they can harness Richarlison’s abilities.”
Why Richarlison is worth every penny
The man affectionately nicknamed O Pombo [Portuguese for ‘the pigeon’] because of its purpose, the celebration has spread its wings.
Richarlison is now a role model for millions in Brazil as the country’s number 9 and is set to fly in the nest again. His rise in the football ladder has no limits.
Spurs in talks over Lenglet loan
Tottenham are in talks on a loan deal for Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet, but he is not the club’s only centre-back this summer.
A move to Spurs has been described as Lenglet’s likeliest destination by a source familiar with the negotiations, should the France international be set to leave the Nou Camp this summer.
However, a deal isn’t close yet, with the 27-year-old not the only Spurs centre-back to inquire as he looks to add a left foot to the back three.
Atletico offer to sign Emerson on loan
Atletico Madrid have offered to sign Tottenham defender Emerson Royal on a season-long loan.
As things stand, Spurs have no intention of allowing Emerson, who joined last summer from Barcelona for £25.8m, to leave.
Atletico tried to sign him last summer but he opted to join Spurs instead, signing a five-year contract.
Tottenham’s fixtures in the 2022/23 Premier League
Tottenham will start their 2022/23 Premier League campaign at home to Southampton on August 6, followed by a trip to London rivals Chelsea on August 13.
Antonio Conte’s side, who finished fourth last season to qualify for the Champions League, will face north London rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on October 1 with the second leg at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on January 14.
The newly promoted first team against Tottenham is Nottingham Forest at the City Ground on August 27, followed by a midweek evening trip to London rivals West Ham on August 30.
Tottenham’s final game before the season’s break for the Winter World Cup in Qatar will be at home against Leeds on November 12, with Spurs returning to the Premier League on Boxing Day in Brentford.
Tottenham will face back-to-back London derbies at home in the second half of the season as they host West Ham on February 18 and then Chelsea on February 25.
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